Accuride Blog


20 July 2018

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

5 Innovative Breakthroughs in Medical Technology

As our lifespans get longer and our lifestyles get faster, the healthcare industry is constantly developing new technology, not only to keep up with us, but also to improve the quality of healthcare and keep us well for longer. From...

29 June 2017

Blog Author: Accuride

We ask an Accuride engineer why and how the friction guides have been designed

The friction guides have been designed in-house by Accuride’s product engineering group. David Brooks is one of Accuride’s product design engineers based in the Northampton office responsible for this range of guides. We...

16 March 2016

Blog Author: John Whittlesea, Technical support manager

Can an Accuride full-extension drawer slide be used as a flat mounted slide?

Some full-extension (100% travel) slides can be flat (horizontally) mounted, but there will be a reduction in their load bearing capacity. Typically this will reduce to 25% of the side mounted load rating. For example, if we state that a...

08 September 2015

Blog Author: John Whittlesea, Technical support manager

Ask our slide experts about your telescopic or linear slide problem

We receive all sorts of questions about slides and we will continue to publish them, with our answers, on the Accuride blog. We hope that these answers will be useful to you, but if there is a question that we haven’t covered,...

20 November 2014

Blog Author: Accuride

The standard 3832 drawer slide continues to be upgraded for today’s design trends

Small improvements to an existing product can sometimes be as useful to the market as introducing a completely new product. Just look at the 3832 drawer slide. The 3832 has been around for many years and can be found across the world in...

04 March 2014

Blog Author: John Whittlesea, Technical support manager

What fixing methods do you recommend for the recirculating ball carriage used with your linear motion track?

Since launching the very popular linear track with recirculating ball carriage (DA0115RC), we have received a few questions about fixing the carriage to panels. This product has proved to have many different types of applications, so we...